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Stars on the Move Portable Planetarium Shows

Denise Vacca
MapPA
610-715-6853
    Categories:
  • Science

Description:

Bring the Universe to You with Stars on the Move! Stars on the Move is a portable planetarium owned and operated by Denise Vacca. Denise has over 15 years experience in astronomy education. As producer of the Fels Planetarium at the Franklin Institute Science Museum, Denise has worked with schools, educators and public audiences. She has produced, presented and developed numerous astronomy shows, as well as special programs and activities for space-related events such as Astronomy Day, World Space Week, Parkway Night Out and the Philadelphia Science Festival.

Denise opened her own planetarium in 2004 and continues to delight and educate thousands of children and adults with entertaining astronomy programs. She is an active member in the Rittenhouse Astronomical Society and continues to observe and appreciate the night sky.

Shows are LIVE so they can cover any topic.

Some common themes include:
A general overview of the current night sky, astronomical events & space missions.

Why do we have the seasons and what stars can we see during each season?

Journey through the Solar System to learn about the planets.

Constellation stories of Greece, Rome, Egypt, Africa and the Native Americans.

Why Choose Stars on the Move?

**MEETS THE ACADEMIC STANDARDS FOR SCIENCE EDUCATION

*Great opportunity for students to learn more about Astronomy and Space Science.

*Handout materials for students and teacher resource packages.

*Learn how to locate stars, constellations and planets visible in the current night sky.

*Girl/Boy Scout Badges.

*Live customized shows.

*Keep up to date on the latest astronomical events and space missions.

*Science Fairs.

*Friendly, fun and educational for all ages.

*Corporate Events & Conventions.

*Birthday Parties. Voted Philadelphia Magazine’s Best Kids Party 2012

*Bar/Bat Mitzvahs.

*Day/Summer Camps.

REQUIREMENTS:

AREA: The fully inflated planetarium requires a floor space of 20 x 24 feet and a ceiling height of approx. 10 feet. (8.5 ft. min.)

POWER: One power outlet.

CAPACITY: Approximately 35 children or adults per show.

NOTE: The Starlab Portable Planetarium Cannot Be Used Outdoors.

Please call or email for more information
denise@starsonthemove.com
610-715-6853
www.starsonthemove.com

Additional Information:

Type of Program: Science
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